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Decatur Area Labor Council (Decatur, Ala.) records

 Collection
Identifier: L1984-21
Abstract:

The collection consists of records of the AFL-CIO, Decatur Area Labor Council (Decatur, Ala.) from 1953-1983. The records are comprised mainly of minutes (1957-1983) documenting the Council's activities, correspondence (1970-1971), and printed materials.

Dates: 1953-1983

DeKalb General Hospital mass resignation records

 Collection
Identifier: L1995-01
Abstract: In 1968, the nurses at DeKalb General Hospital elected to form a local unit of the Georgia State Nurses Association to act as their bargaining agent for collective bargaining purposes. The Hospital administration refused to budge and over 100 nurses resigned in protest. The collection consists of records pertaining to the mass resignation of nurses at DeKalb General Hospital in 1968-1969. These records were collected by Cathleen Conway Johnson while researching her doctoral thesis, "The...
Dates: 1959-1973

District of Columbia Nurses Association records

 Collection
Identifier: L1979-16
Abstract: The District of Columbia Nurses Association was founded in 1903 in order to promote the advancement of the educational standards of nursing and to adopt a code of professional ethics. Later, the organization lobbied for nursing legislation, and acted as a collective bargaining agent for District of Columbia nurses. District of Columbia Nurses Association records, 1903-1977, include correspondence (1908-1974); executive board, committee, and section minutes (1903-1971); reports (1905-1971);...
Dates: 1903-1977

Don McKee papers

 Collection
Identifier: L1991-14
Abstract:

Don McKee, born in 1916, was a union organizer for the Textile Workers Union of America and a professor at Upsala College. Don McKee's Textile Workers Union of America Organizing Files consist of organizer reports from 1939 to 1949, organizing campaign publicity materials, union literature and a copy of his manuscript, "Organizing Southern Textile Workers: Early Days with the CIO."

Dates: 1939-1953, 1999

E. L. Abercrombie artifact collection

 Collection
Identifier: L2014-05
Abstract:

E. L. Abercrombie (1908-1989) served as executive secretary of Local 218 of the Laundry, Dry Cleaning and Dye House Workers International and was involved with charitable, political, and humanitarian organizations throughout his career. This collection includes numerous awards, plaques, and commendations given to Abercrombie.

Dates: 1963-1985

E. L. Abercrombie papers

 Collection
Identifier: L1984-49
Abstract:

E. L. Abercrombie (1908-1989), served as executive secretary of Local 218 of the Laundry, Dry Cleaning and Dye House Workers International. His papers, 1942-1982, include a letter, newspaper clippings, and a photograph collection.

Dates: 1942-1982

E. Leon Stamey papers

 Collection
Identifier: L1980-03
Abstract:

E. Leon Stamey was Field Representative for the Organizing Department of the AFL-CIO, of Atlanta, Georgia. His papers, 1971-1975, include AFL-CIO organizing campaign files, subject files on other organizing campaigns, general files, correspondence, and printed material. The papers include some personal materials.

Dates: 1951-1975

E. T. Kehrer papers

 Collection
Identifier: L1989-22
Abstract: E.T. (Edward Thomas) "Al" Kehrer (1921-1996) was a labor union official born near Brighton, Michigan. Kehrer served as the Southeastern Regional Director of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union (ILGWU) (1953-1964) and Southern Director for the AFL-CIO Civil Rights Department (1965-1989). His papers, 1940-1989, include records relating to educational activities (1940-1950); professional activities files (1953-1980) containing correspondence, expense reports, and weekly calendars...
Dates: 1940-1989

Ecumenical Coalition of Working People records

 Collection
Identifier: L1984-45
Abstract:

The Ecumenical Coalition of Working People was incorporated on March 15, 1979 in Atlanta, Georgia. The Coalition was organized to improve the living and working conditions of workers and their families, and sought to alleviate the historical bias against trade unions in the South by conducting labor education programs and lobbying the Georgia General Assembly.

Dates: 1973-1984

Edmund Torbush papers

 Collection
Identifier: L1972-77
Abstract:

Edmund Torbush was a member of the Atlanta Typographical Union (International Typographical Union, Local 48) who worked for Atlanta Newspapers, Inc. His papers include correspondence, minutes, news clippings, printed materials, pamphlets, photographs pertaining to the International Typographical Union, the Atlanta Typographical Union, and its Women's Auxiliary. The papers also contains artifacts used in the typesetting profession.

Dates: 1906-1985

Edwin D. Harrison collection

 Collection
Identifier: L1980-08
Abstract:

The Edwin D. Harrison Collection contains materials regarding his role as mediator between the City of Atlanta and the Atlanta Firefighters Union in the mid-1960s.

Dates: 1966

Emory F. Via papers

 Collection
Identifier: L1989-34
Abstract: Emory Franklin Via (1925-2003), was a labor educator, human rights activist, and labor consultant for the Southern Regional Council. His papers, 1936-1987, include correspondence, surveys and reports, newsclippings, printed materials, and biographical material on Via. The bulk of the correspondence is with groups related to the labor movement, other officers of the Southern Regional Council, and the Koinonia Farm, a cooperative farm in Southern Georgia. The surveys contain information on...
Dates: 1936-1987

Eula McGill papers

 Collection
Identifier: L1972-48
Abstract:

Eula McGill was an organizer in the Southern textile factory worker movement of the 1930s. Her papers contain scrapbook material, composed of newspapers, clippings, and programs, which pertains to her organizing activities for the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America in Tennessee and other topics.

Dates: 1938-1964

Florida State AFL-CIO records

 Collection
Identifier: L1974-36
Abstract:

Florida AFL-CIO was formed in 1958 with the merging of the Florida American Federation of Labor and the Florida Congress of Industrial Organizations. The collection, 1965-1968, consists of correspondence, minutes, financial documents and printed materials. Correspondence illustrates such primary concerns as labor's role in education; state and national legislation; opposition to the Taft-Hartley Act and the Landrum-Griffin Bill, and its support of Congressman Claude Pepper.

Dates: 1965-1968

Florida State AFL-CIO records

 Collection
Identifier: L1979-19
Abstract:

The records, 1954-1971, of the Florida State AFL-CIO contain financial statements and proceedings of the Florida State AFL-CIO, proceedings of conventions of other state labor bodies, pamphlets pertaining to labor subjects, and correspondence, minutes, and reports of the Florida State Constitution Revision Commission.

Dates: 1955-1975

Florida State Council of Carpenters records

 Collection
Identifier: L1979-06
Abstract: The Florida State Council of Carpenters was established in 1926. Its records, 1952-1978, include material relating to organizing efforts at thirty-five companies located throughout Florida (1960-1973); contract negotiation files (1958-1974); correspondence (1952-1974); records relating to apprentice training (1963-1978); financial records (1956-1974); files of state organizer, Warren P. Connary (1957-1974); and minutes (1952-1974). The records especially highlight the activities of three...
Dates: 1952-1978

Frank E'Dalgo papers

 Collection
Identifier: L2001-08
Abstract:

Frank E'Dalgo (1912-2001) was a union organizer and leader for the AFL and the IAMAW. His papers consist of correspondence, newspaper clippings and two agreements related to his work for the International Association of Machinists.

Dates: 1969-1997

Frank Herbert "Pug" King papers

 Collection
Identifier: L1974-16
Abstract: Frank Herbert "Pug" King (1899-1974) was born in Fulton County and attended Capital View and Adair Schools. He joined the International Association of Machinists on August 28, 1917 and later served 25 years as the business manager for District 46. King, served on various governmental boards and commissions and as was vice-president of the Georgia Federation of Labor for seven years. His papers, 1937-1974, are composed of correspondence, newspaper articles, photographs and artifacts...
Dates: 1937-1974

Freddie Elmer Halstead papers

 Collection
Identifier: L1972-41
Abstract:

Fred Halstead worked as an organizer for the Textile Workers Union of America throughout the South during the 1950s and 1960s, and took part in strikes in South Georgia and Alabama. Halstead's papers include Textile Workers Union of America activity reports relating his various organizing campaigns, 1959, 1961-1967. The papers include histories of strikes in South Georgia and Alabama, minutes of the Los Angeles Joint Board, correspondence and printed material.

Dates: 1953-1967

Gary M. Fink papers

 Collection
Identifier: L1998-06
Abstract

Research files and conference planning materials, circa 1972-1998, created and gathered by Gary M. Fink, historian of the American Labor movement. This collection is unprocessed.

Dates: Majority of material found in circa 1972-1998

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International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers 53
United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America 19
AFL-CIO 14
Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization (Washington, D.C.) 13
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Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union 12
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers 12
United Textile Workers of America 12
Eads, Gary 11
Georgia State AFL-CIO 11
Leyden, John F. 11
Meyers, Robert E. 11
Poli, Robert 11
Torchia, Domenic 11
AFL-CIO. Atlanta Labor Council 10
International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union 10
American Federation of Labor 9
Atlanta Federation of Trades 8
General Electric Company 8
International Brotherhood of Teamsters 8
International Typographical Union 8
J.P. Stevens & Co. 8
Kehrer, E. T. 8
Meany, George, 1894-1980 8
Eastern Air Lines 7
United States. National Labor Relations Board 7
AFL-CIO. Civil Rights Department 6
AFL-CIO. Committee on Political Education 6
Congress of Industrial Organizations (U.S.) 6
Georgia Federation of Labor 6
International Association of Machinists 6
International Printing Pressmen and Assistants' Union of North America 6
North Georgia Building and Construction Trades Council 6
Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company 6
United Association of Plumbers and Steam Fitters of the United States and Canada 6
Communications Workers of America 5
Southern Railway (U.S.) 5
United Mine Workers of America 5
United Steelworkers of America 5
AFL-CIO. Region 8 (Knoxville, Tenn.) 4
AFL-CIO. Tennessee State Labor Council 4
AFSCME 4
AFSCME. District Council 14 (Atlanta, Ga.) 4
American Nurses Association 4
Georgia Power Company 4
Graphic Communications International Union 4
International Printing Pressmen and Assistants' Union of North America. Printing Specialties and Paper Products Union Local 527 (Atlanta, Ga.) 4
International Woodworkers of America 4
Jacobs, Joseph, 1908- 4
National Federation of Federal Employees 4
North Carolina State AFL-CIO 4
Office and Professional Employees International Union 4
Ray, Richard, 1941- 4
Service Employees International Union 4
Tennessee Valley Authority 4
United Steelworkers of America. District 35 4
Whitmire, Roy 4
A. Philip Randolph Institute 3
AFL-CIO. Alabama Labor Council 3
AFL-CIO. Asheville Central Labor Council (Asheville, N.C.) 3
AFL-CIO. Region 5 3
AFL-CIO. Region 6 3
Abercrombie, E. L. 3
Air Line Pilots Association 3
Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America 3
American Federation of Teachers 3
Baldanzi, George 3
Bonanno, Nicholas S. 3
Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paperhangers of America. District Council 38 3
Communications Workers of America. District 3 3
Florida AFL-CIO 3
Ford Motor Company 3
Georgia State Council of Machinists 3
Glass Container Manufacturers Institute 3
Graphic Communications International Union. Local 8-M (Atlanta, Ga.) 3
International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees and Moving Picture Machine Operators of the United States and Canada 3
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers. Local Lodge 1 (Atlanta, Ga.) 3
International Brotherhood of Pulp, Sulphite, and Paper Mill Workers 3
International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. Southeast Region 3
International Printing Pressmen and Assistants' Union of North America. Printing Specialities and Paper Products Union Local 8 (Atlanta, Ga.) 3
International Typographical Union. Local 48 (Atlanta, Ga.) 3
International Union of Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers 3
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America 3
International Union, United Automobile, Aircraft, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America 3
Jervis, John E. (John Elwood), 1909-1984 3
Kefauver, Estes 3
Ku Klux Klan (1915-) 3
LaPorte, Philip A. 3
Laundry, Dry Cleaning, and Dye House Workers' International Union. Local 218 (Atlanta, Ga.) 3
Lorenzo, Frank 3
Machinists Non-Partisan Political League 3
Meers, Ralph 3
Northwest Airlines, inc. 3
Nunn, Louis M. 3
Oil, Chemical, and Atomic Workers International Union 3
Schnitzler, F. William (Frank William), 1904- 3
Smith, Stanton E. (Stanton Everett), 1905- 3
Textile Workers Union of America. Local 689 (Rome, Ga.) 3
Trans World Airlines 3
True, Martha, 1924-2008 3
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